US Department of Justice Filed Possible Frivolous Lawsuit, Over Texas Abortion Law: Asked Judge To Declare Law Invalid


AUSTIN, Texas (September 9, 2021) — The Justice Department on Thursday sued Texas over a new state law that bans most abortions, arguing that it was enacted “in open defiance of the Constitution.” The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Texas, asks a federal judge to declare that the law…

Nine Republican Members of Congress Wrote Majority Leader Letter Objecting To David Chipman’s Nomination To Lead AFT


CITY OF WASHINGTON (September 9, 2021)--- nine Republican e Members of the House of Representatives wrote Majority Leader Senator Chuck Schumer a letter pointing out the how David Chipman is unfit to lead the AFT.  President Joe Biden's nominated David Chipman to be Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco…

Groups In Mexico Filed Legal Action To Block “Massive Deportations”


MEXICO CITY (September 9, 2021) - Four migrant defense groups in Mexico announced Wednesday that they had sought court injunctions to block what they called "massive" deportations, arguing the government was violating due process and Mexican and international law governing asylum. The groups said one legal action was filed September 3…

Taliban Authorities Are Allowing 200 Americans To Leave The Country


KABUL—Afghanistan’s Taliban authorities are allowing some 200 Americans, U.S. permanent residents and holders of other Western passports to leave the country on a flight to Qatar scheduled for Thursday, the first such departure by air since U.S. forces withdrew last month, Qatari and American officials said. A Qatar Airways Boeing 777 landed…